The evolving novel that is Chris Wilson’s football career, began yet another chapter Friday, when the 30-year-old linebacker learned he had made the Washington Redskins’ 53-man roster.
Wilson has endured going undrafted, playing in the Canadian Football League, changing positions, being released, spending an entire season away from the game and considering retirement, so Friday’s news was probably ever-so-sweeter for the Northwood product.
In short: Wilson’s work ethic to get where he is today shows that he is one loyal man — to himself and to the Redskins.
Wilson talked about that very topic during OTAs this season.
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By Mike Richman
The Redskins Historian
On Sept. 1, 1991, the Redskins opened the season with a 45-0 rout of the Lions at RFK Stadium.
Quarterback Mark Rypien completed 15 throws for 183 yards and two touchdowns, cornerback Darrell Green intercepted two passes for a defense that held the Lions to 154 yards, and rookie Brian Mitchell returned a punt 69 yards for a score.
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With the start of the regular season so, so close, several NFL analysts are reviewing their notes from the offseason and each team’s four preseason games and predicting which teams and players will be big winners in 2012.
And if you’re going by NFL.com’s 16 listed experts’ predictions, then the Washington Redskins don’t have too much to play for this season.
Out of the 208 possible categories in which the Redskins or their players could’ve been chosen in NFL.com’s official 2012 predictions, just one involves the burgundy and gold:
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Do you want to be on “The Mike Shanahan Coach’s Show?”
For many of you, I think the answer to both of these questions is, “Are you crazy? Of course!”
It’s now easier than ever to get a chance to have Shanahan himself answer your questions.
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